The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Engineer
Rank 631 619 591
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 19 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.046% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.048% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 13
Median daily rate £295 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £400 £336
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +18.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 16 £295 -36.21% 6
North East - 8 £285 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £285 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £285 - 1
London -5 5 £550 +12.82% 4
Scotland 0 3 £340 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £406 -9.72%
South East +12 2 £406 -9.72%
Erskine - 2 £340 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £340 -
City of London +47 1 - -
North West +1 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Middleware
2 25 (50.00%) Linux
3 24 (48.00%) Unix
4 22 (44.00%) ITIL
5 20 (40.00%) Windows
5 20 (40.00%) AIX
6 19 (38.00%) C++
7 18 (36.00%) C
7 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (34.00%) IBM
8 17 (34.00%) Oracle
8 17 (34.00%) WebSphere
9 16 (32.00%) Change Management
9 16 (32.00%) Solaris
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
10 15 (30.00%) Service Delivery
10 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (28.00%) WebLogic
12 12 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (24.00%) SSL
13 11 (22.00%) HTTP
13 11 (22.00%) Java
13 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
13 11 (22.00%) Release Management
13 11 (22.00%) IBM Integration Bus
13 11 (22.00%) Multithreading
13 11 (22.00%) STB
14 10 (20.00%) QMS
14 10 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (34.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (28.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (18.00%) Apache
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (16.00%) MQSeries
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (16.00%) Tuxedo
6 7 (14.00%) JBoss
7 6 (12.00%) AquaLogic
8 3 (6.00%) IIS
8 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
9 2 (4.00%) CICS
9 2 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (4.00%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) SSL
2 11 (22.00%) HTTP
3 5 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) FTP
5 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) DB2
1 1 (2.00%) Infinispan
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) Build Forge
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Flyway
4 1 (2.00%) Gradle
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) Middleware
2 11 (22.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (18.00%) J2EE
4 6 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (10.00%) JSON
5 5 (10.00%) RESTful
6 4 (8.00%) OpenGL
6 4 (8.00%) Qt
7 2 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.00%) WebCenter
7 2 (4.00%) XML
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.00%) Apache CXF
8 1 (2.00%) JMS
8 1 (2.00%) JRules
8 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
8 1 (2.00%) Swagger
8 1 (2.00%) WireMock
8 1 (2.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) STB
2 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) DataPower
3 5 (10.00%) Digital TV
4 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
4 4 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.00%) Unix
3 20 (40.00%) AIX
3 20 (40.00%) Windows
4 16 (32.00%) Solaris
4 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (16.00%) OS/390
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.00%) SUSE
7 3 (6.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 16 (32.00%) Change Management
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (22.00%) Multithreading
4 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
4 11 (22.00%) Release Management
5 10 (20.00%) QMS
5 10 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) Security Management
7 6 (12.00%) TDD
8 5 (10.00%) API Development
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (8.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) C++
2 18 (36.00%) C
3 11 (22.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) Perl
5 7 (14.00%) Embedded C++
6 6 (12.00%) Embedded C
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) Degree
4 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (12.00%) SLA
3 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) LXC
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.00%) IBM
2 17 (34.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Axway
3 6 (12.00%) Fujitsu
3 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 6 (12.00%) Sun
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) CA
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) Software AG
6 3 (6.00%) webMethods
7 2 (4.00%) WorldPay
8 1 (2.00%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (2.00%) Informatica
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Talend
8 1 (2.00%) WSO2
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
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